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What to do if your child is being bullied

What to do if your child is being bullied

What to do if your child is being bullied. This week (12th-16th) it’s Anti-Bullying Week. The theme this year is ‘Choose Respect‘. A third of children have reported being bullied in the last 12 months, and it’s important that bullying is stopped altogether. Some parents might not know what to do or what to say … Continue reading

Understanding Your Child

Parenthood can be extremely rewarding and enjoyable. It can also be demanding, frustrating and exhausting. Parents have the important role of raising the next generation, yet most people begin their careers as parents with little preparation, and learn through trial and error. The challenge for all parents is to raise healthy, well-adjusted children in a … Continue reading

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

As it’s Safer Internet Day, we have wrote up a blog post which contains useful information for parents on conversation ideas, risks to children online and how to protect children online. Conversation starters with your child Ask your child to tell you what they like most about the internet and why. What does a better … Continue reading

Choosing Childcare

Choosing Childcare

Choosing childcare can be a daunting experience for some parents. They may be anxious for the experience to be as good as possible and for their children to be safe and happy. There might be confusion about the types of childcare available, and which would best suit the needs of their child and family. We … Continue reading

A guide to Young People travelling on their own.

A guide to Young People travelling on their own.

As part of the NHS Young Health Champions Project, young people worked towards their independence travelling on public transport. Independent travel is essential for reducing isolation and promoting health and happiness. The Young Health Champions went through 4 stages to become independent travellers. The Young Health Champions are now looking to devise an accredited on … Continue reading

Giving Your Children a Healthy Start

Giving Your Children a Healthy Start

Do you think free vitamin supplements should be available to all pregnant women and/or young children? I’m sure you will have read or heard on the news that as a nation we are getting bigger and that this can have harmful effects on our health.   But did you know that many young children are not … Continue reading

A Place In Their Heart

A Place In Their Heart

Adopting a child is often perceived to be a daunting and challenging process. Fortunately, the reality couldn’t be further from the perception, and in Shropshire children of all ages and from all backgrounds are being adopted by loving families. As part of National Adoption Week, the Joint Adoption Service of Shrophsire, Telford and Wrekin have … Continue reading

Hopes and wishes for my children

Hopes and wishes for my children

To celebrate Father’s Day we wanted to share with you this wonderful blog written by a Shropshire Dad, Mike Perry, on his hopes and wishes for his children. We loved this blog and think that Mike’s children are lucky to have such an amazing and positive role model, who clearly loves them dearly. Happy Father’s … Continue reading